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The History & Traditions of Easter
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The Phrygians similarly believed that their omnipotent deity hibernated during the Winter solstice, and was awoken in the Spring by their musical festivals. The traditions of Easter also have roots in the Jewish Springtime holiday of Passover.
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Christmas and Easter are rooted in Pagan celebrations of the winter solstice and spring equinox. These holidays were marked by gatherings, feasting and imbibing copious volumes of mead. Many ancient religions marked these axial tilts in similar fashion

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